Feminist Psychology Products

  • The Bonds of Love, Revisited

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eyal Rozmarin

    Jessica Benjamin is one of the most important and influential psychoanalysts of the last 4 decades. She is one of the founders of relational psychoanalysis, a movement that has by now expanded over the globe and was also one of the first to introduce feminism and gender studies into psychoanalytic…

    Hardback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge

  • Gender and Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivien Burr

    Nearly forty years after the passage of the Sex Discrimination and the Equal Pay Acts in the UK, and after similar legislative and judicial interventions in other jurisdictions around the world, women and men are still – by and large – following traditionally gendered educational and work careers.…

    Hardback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Psychology

  • Race, Gender and the Activism of Black Feminist Theory

    Working with Audre Lorde, 1st Edition

    By Suryia Nayak

    Beginning from the premise that psychology needs to be questioned, dismantled and new perspectives brought to the table in order to produce alternative solutions, this book takes an unusual transdisciplinary step into the activism of Black feminist theory. The author, Suryia Nayak, presents a close…

    Paperback – 2014-09-03
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Perverse Psychology

    The pathologization of sexual violence and transgenderism, 1st Edition

    By Jemma Tosh

    Psychology defines people who take pleasure in the suffering of others as having a form of mental illness, while media representations frame such behaviour as ‘evil’. This is hotly contested territory, not least where sexual violence is concerned – violence which feminist voices argue is related to…

    Paperback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Knowing Victims

    Feminism, agency and victim politics in neoliberal times, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Stringer

    Knowing Victims explores the theme of victimhood in contemporary feminism and politics. It focuses on popular and scholarly constructions of feminism as ‘victim feminism’ – an ideology of passive victimhood that denies women’s agency – and provides the first comprehensive analysis of the debate…

    Paperback – 2014-06-12
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Women Voicing Resistance

    Discursive and narrative explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne McKenzie-Mohr, Michelle N. Lafrance

    Feminist scholars have demonstrated how ‘dominant discourses’ and ‘master narratives’ frequently reflect patriarchal influence, thereby distorting and depoliticizing women’s storying of their own lives. In this groundbreaking volume a number of internationally recognized researchers, working across…

    Paperback – 2014-03-20
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Maternal Subjectivity

    1st Edition

    By Alison Stone

    In this book, Alison Stone develops a feminist approach to maternal subjectivity. Stone argues that in the West the self has often been understood in opposition to the maternal body, so that one must separate oneself from the mother and maternal care-givers on whom one depended in childhood to…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Reflecting on Cosmetic Surgery

    Body image, Shame and Narcissism, 1st Edition

    By Jane Megan Northrop

    Cosmetic surgery represents an extreme form of modern grooming. It is the fastest growing medical specialty, yet misconceptions abound about those who undertake it and their reasons for doing so. With a grounded approach, engaging 30 women through in-depth interview, this study explores how they…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge

  • Women Psychotherapists' Reflections on Female Friendships

    Sisters of the Heart, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lillian Comas-Diaz, Marcella Bakur Weiner

    Psychologists, as well as the general public, have recognized the importance of female friendships. Scientists call this bond the tending instinct- a kind of female relaxation response that has salutary effects. Such special attachment shields women from isolation and provides an enhanced sense of…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge

  • Women as Political Leaders

    Studies in Gender and Governing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Genovese, Janie S. Steckenrider

    Over the past several years, the fields of Leadership Studies and of Women's Studies have grown tremendously.  This book, which is a series of case studies of women who have headed governments across the globe, will discuss the conditions and situations under which women rose to power and give…

    Paperback – 2013-03-12
    Routledge
    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • Fat Lives

    A Feminist Psychological Exploration, 1st Edition

    By Irmgard Tischner

    Ever caught somebody – or yourself – checking out the content of a ‘fat’ person’s supermarket trolley? Ever wondered what lies behind this behaviour, or what it might be like to be at the receiving end of this judging gaze? Within the context of the current ‘obesity debate’, this book…

    Paperback – 2012-10-26
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Memory Matters

    Contexts for Understanding Sexual Abuse Recollections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janice Haaken, Paula Reavey

    This book is grounded in the debates of the 1980s and 1990s that surrounded recollections of childhood sexual abuse, particularly those that emerged in the context of psychotherapy. When growing numbers of therapists claimed that they were recovering deeply repressed memories of early sexual…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Routledge

2Series in Feminist Psychology

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